Pagosa Springs, Colorado 

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Climate in Pagosa Springs, Colorado

Pagosa Springs, Colorado gets 23 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Pagosa Springs averages 93 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 287 sunny days per year in Pagosa Springs. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Pagosa Springs gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 103 days per year. Precipitation is rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground. In order for precipitation to be counted you have to get at least .01 inches on the ground to measure.


Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 82 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 8
Rain: averages 23 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 93 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Pagosa Springs is 6.6 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Colorado.

6.6 / 10
June, August and July are the most pleasant months in Pagosa Springs, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Pagosa Springs, ColoradoUnited States
  22.9 in.38.1 in.
  93.4 in.27.8 in.
  103.3 days106.2 days
  287 days205 days
  82.1°85.8°
  7.8°21.7°
  6.67
  6.14.3
  7126 ft.2443 ft.
CLIMATE

YOU SHOULD KNOW

Many people confuse weather and climate but they are different. Weather is the conditions of the atmosphere over a short period of time, and climate is how the atmosphere is over long periods of time.

Weather is how the atmosphere is behaving and its effects upon life and human activities. Weather can change from minute-to-minute. Most people think of weather in terms of temperature, humidity, precipitation, cloudiness, brightness, visibility, wind, and atmospheric pressure.

Climate is the description of the long-term pattern of weather in a place. Climate can mean the average weather for a particular region and time period taken over 30 years. Climate is the average of weather over time.


July is the hottest month for Pagosa Springs with an average high temperature of 82.1°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Colorado. In Pagosa Springs, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Pagosa Springs are June, August and July.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Pagosa Springs with an average of 7.8°. This is colder than most places in Colorado.


In Pagosa Springs, there are 2.5 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Colorado.


In Pagosa Springs, there are 207.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Colorado.


In Pagosa Springs, there are 15.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Colorado.


August is the wettest month in Pagosa Springs with 3.1 inches of rain, and the driest month is June with 1.0 inches. The wettest season is Winter with 30% of yearly precipitation and 20% occurs in Summer, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 22.9 inches in Pagosa Springs means that it is one of the wettest places in Colorado.


August is the rainiest month in Pagosa Springs with 14.5 days of rain, and June is the driest month with only 6.2 rainy days. There are 103.3 rainy days annually in Pagosa Springs, which is rainier than most places in Colorado. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 32% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 21% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 93.4 inches in Pagosa Springs means that it is snowier than most places in Colorado. January is the snowiest month in Pagosa Springs with 21.4 inches of snow, and 7 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Pagosa Springs    13 Reviews
    Stupid people with loser attitudes - 2/27/2020
    Everything I'm going to say is true. Moved here 5 years ago. Opened a business and wanted to live in the beautiful mountains for a while. Believe what others say about... Read More

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    Lost potential - 9/13/2018
    Driving in from the Durango airport (If you can ignore the slum area just before town on 160) is a beautiful sight! As pretty as any town in Colorado. (Except for all... Read More

    Beautiful crazy place! - 6/13/2018
    First off it’s generally beautiful around here! Tons of things to do..mostly outside things, like you’d expect from a ski/mountain town -hunting, fishing, hiking,... Read More


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